AISH Seminars and Institutes

The Academy for International School Heads (AISH) offers a variety of professional development opportunities throughout the year.

Presented annually in February, on the Monday of the Annual AAIE conference, this one of a kind event brings AISH members together with other guests offering a professional development session on a specific topic, luncheon, and the annual meeting. On February 5th, 2018, it will take place at: The Marriott Marquis, New York City (The 52nd AAIE Conference Hotel)

Schedule:  8:00 Meet and Greet; 8:30-12:00 Program; 12:00-1:30 Lunch and Annual Meeting

Presenter: Doug Reeves

High Impact Leadership: What Matters Most for Student Results

Doug Reeves

For more information about OASIS Day and to register: Click here.

After joining us for OASIS Day, be sure to stay for the AAIE International Leadership Conference and Expo that takes place immediately after and will have it's Opening Welcome Session at the United Nations on Monday, February 5 at 5:00 pm. Click here for more information: AAIE Conference

ECIS & AISH New and Aspiring Heads Institute: Amsterdam 2018


Get practical information for preparing and seeking a Headship, including a comprehensive picture of the position. Using AISH's Leadership Resource and Standards of Excellence, gain insights and practice skills essential for success as the Head of an International School. See if a Headship is right for you. Leave knowing you've gotten advice from those who know what it takes. Come explore and practice. For more information and to register:

REFLECT, CONNECT, RENEW. This 5-day seminar is open to all school heads, directors, and deputy heads. AISH members and non-members are welcome. Special guest presenter Ewan McIntosh, of NoTosh Limited, who is one of the most creative minds around, will facilitate a workshop on innovating in our schools to improve learning at the 2018 Seminar. Check out his book, How to Come Up with Great Ideas. Also, HEADtalks and home group facilitators make this a truly unique event designed specifically for International School Heads and Deputy Heads. The 2018 Summer Seminar will take place in Bavaria, Germany, July 8-12.

Sporthotel Wilderkaiser, Bavaria

Is an international headship in your future? You can develop the skills you need at the annual AISH New and Aspiring Heads Institute. This 2-day event brings both new and aspiring Heads together to learn how the process of securing a position as an International School Head works; what the most essential skills to focus on are as a school Head; how the Headship is different from the Principalship; what to do in the first 100 days; and what the most common pitfalls are for a new school Head. It will take place July 17-19, 2018 at the Boulder Inn in Boulder, Colorado. Colorado Front Range

AISH often presents one-day pre-conference workshops and seminars at many regional events throughout the year. All seminars and workshops offer a specific topic designed for international heads, and aspiring heads. Information about upcoming workshops or seminars at regional association events will be posted to the AISH website as they are scheduled.